"To do a dull thing with style-now that's what I call art."
"It is almost universally felt that when we call a country democratic we are praising it consequently, the defenders of every kind of regime claim that it is a democracy, and fear that they might have to stop using the word if it were tied down to any one meaning."
"When women hold off from marrying men, we call it independence. When men hold off from marrying women, we call it fear of commitment."
"There is nothing glorious about what our ancestors call history. It is simply a succession of mistakes, intolerances and violations."
"The day I won an Emmy was also the day my father passed away. I received a call from my sister on the way to the ceremony and had to turn my car around and catch the first flight back to Karachi."
"Positive rights are the right to shelter, the right to education, the right to health care, the right to a living wage. These things are - these are, I would call them, more properly, political rights rather than positive rights. And they are extremely tricky, because now we are dealing with things that are zero sum."
"Today is Valentine's Day - or, as men like to call it, Extortion Day!"
"But I was very, very lucky, and it was a wake up call as far as motorbikes are concerned. I never flirted with death on the bike, but now I'm totally convinced they're death machines."
"I developed a mechanism so that whatever mistakes I made, I would bounce straight back. Whatever was happening off the pitch, I could put it to one side and maintain my form. Call it mental resilience or a strong mind, but that is what we mean when we talk about experience in a football team."
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."